Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Here is a card from the third branch of the Klein family, and it’s funny that this card also features a stagecoach, which appeared on a previous Klein card from a different branch. They must all have shopped at the same place. These kiddies are also in front of a fireplace, with Susan in her …

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This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt features a boy with two birds. Geese, I think. I took a flight in another direction and give you two birds crossing a river for some reason. I have no idea what is going on in this photo although it appears to be two women wearing the mortar board style …

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This baby is very happy! Look at the bright eyes and smile while the infant looks off at Mama or Papa. Babies start to smile socially around 6-8 weeks of age on average, though some start younger and some wait a while longer. Before that age, babies smile reflexively from various stimuli, including gas, hunger, …

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Here’s another real photo postcard from the Rudd collection that has yellowed with age.  I figured since I was so successful with Picnic the other day I’d give this one a try. I still need some practice as this is a bit too purple and blue for my liking, but you can now really see …

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Here’s another child with light eyes, although this photo is more questionable. The baby looks as though it could be laying there peacefully, or it could be resting peacefully, if you catch my meaning. I’m less sure about this one, but I am leaning toward this having been a live shot, not a mori shot. …

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